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Cost of starting a business, % of income per capita, 2019 - Country rankings:

The average for 2019 was 5.6 percent of per capita GNI.The highest value was in Sao Tome and Principe: 179.6 percent of per capita GNI and the lowest value was in Afghanistan: 0 percent of per capita GNI. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent of per capita GNI; Source: The World Bank
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Definition: The indicator includes all official fees and fees for legal or professional services if such services are required by law. The company law, the commercial code, and specific regulations and fee schedules are used as sources for calculating costs. The indicator excludes bribes.
Cost of starting a business in the European union
Cost of starting a business in Europe
Cost of starting a business in Asia
Cost of starting a business in Africa
Cost of starting a business in North America
Cost of starting a business in South America
Cost of starting a business in Australia
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